The '''Reformed Episcopal Church''' (REC) is a Christian church of Anglicanism|Anglican
heritage. It was founded in 1873 in New York City by George David Cummins
, formerly a bishop of the Episcopal Church (United States)|Protestant Episcopal Church
The REC is a founding member of the Anglican Church in North America
(ACNA), and its four U.S. dioceses are member dioceses of ACNA. REC and ACNA are not members of the Anglican Communion
. REC is in communion with the Free Church of England
, the Church of Nigeria
, and the Anglican Province of America
The current Presiding Bishop
of the REC is Royal U. Grote, Jr.
[[http://rechurch.org/recus/recus/history.html "History"], Reformed Episcopal Church official website. Accessed: 2009.01.09.]
As of 2016, it reports 108 parishes and missions in the United States and three in Canada, and also has churches in...